Port Reading employment information

IndexPort ReadingNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$29,836$37,538$29,829
Median household income$77,094$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$88,508$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,333$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$46,250$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$34,850$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%10.9%15.1%
The Port Reading, NJ employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Port Reading is $29,836, which is 21% lower than than the New Jersey average and equal to than the national average. The median household income is $77,094, which is 5% higher than than the New Jersey average and 39% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Port Reading is 3%, which is 41% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Port Reading is 6% which is 61% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$51,390$77,094$154,188
City
$49,129$73,702$147,404
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Port Reading is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Reading is 39% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Reading is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Reading is 61% lower than the national average.

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Port Reading employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.9%4.1%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%15.8%
Public administration6.5%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.6%7.9%
Education, health & social services19.2%36.4%
Other18.5%18.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,771$250,001352%
Fair Haven, NJ6,033$161,131191%
Chatham, NJ9,030$150,625172%
Westfield, NJ30,438$150,486172%
New Providence, NJ12,434$139,375152%
Port Reading, NJ3,896$77,09439%

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Belleville, MI3,896$45,73717%
Chester, NY3,896$67,75622%
Montesano, WA3,897$63,04314%
Park Rapids, MN3,898$33,02640%
Maytown, PA3,893$82,21249%
Port Reading, NJ3,896$77,09439%
Source: The Port Reading, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).